Sunday, March 29, 2009

Raspberry Suite Colour Challenge #2

I am totally addicted to Dawn McVeys 'Raspberry Suite Color Challenge'. So here are the colours for this week: Chocolate chip, taken with teal, certainly celery and whisper white.

The stunning inspiration picture is from Pottery Barn Teen, and you can join in the fun on Dawn's blog HERE. The entries last week were simply amazing, and I couldn't believe it when I made the top 10. Anyway, here is my card for this week:



Stamps: PTI Friends till the end & background basics - retro
Card: Certainly celery, chocolate chip, whisper white
Ink: Taken with teal, chocolate chip and certainly celery
Accessories: PTI swiss dot chocolate satin ribbon, rhinestone brads
Tools: Scallop edge punch, paper snips, blender pen, watercolour crayons, corner rounder

Saturday, March 28, 2009

KWerner CIC #47




The colours that Kristina chose this week were beautiful. I just recieved my new PTI stamps and couldn't wait to break them out and ink them up! I love, love, love them. The Stamp I used today is called 'background basics - retro', you can find it HERE. I also used 'around & about sentiments. I had to use my 'MM slice' machine (it has been sitting there unloved since christmas LOL!).

Anyway, if you would like to play along with Kristina's challenge, go HERE.

Colours this week are: Chocolate chip, tangerine tango, so saffron & whisper white



Stamps: PTI background basics - retro, around & about sentiments

Card: Chocolate chip, tangerine tango, so saffron & whisper white

Ink: Chocolate chip, so saffron, tangerin tango

Accessories: Wide chocolate chip grosgrain ribbon, brads, stickles, jumbo eyelets

Tools: MM slice, 1/4" circle punch, 1/2" circle punch


You can't really tell in the photo, but I crinkled up the flowers and put stickles everywhere. I will try to get a better photo tomorrow.

Edit: I have replaced the photo.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Raspberry Suite Colour Challenge #1



How gorgeous are these colours! and that quilt is beautiful. Anyway, this is Dawn McVeys very first time hosting a colour challenge, so if you would like to play along go HERE.

The colours I have used are: Chocolate chip, so saffron, pumpkin pie, whisper white & pink passion.



Stamps: Spring solitude
Card: Whisper white, pumpkin pie, pink passion, so saffron & chocolate chip
Ink: Pink passion, chocolate chip & pumpkin pie
Accessories: Wide so saffron ribbon
Tools: MM corner punch

Friday, March 20, 2009

KWerner CIC #46




Stamps: Spring solitude & embrace life
Card: Bashful blue, basic black, ridinghood red, pretty in pink, regal rose & whisper white
Ink: Basic black
Accessories: Pink ribbon, twine, stickles
Tools: Corner punch, paper snips


(all products used are Stampin' Up!)


Edit: I have replaced the photo with a clearer one.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Makeesha's Inkspiration Challenge #5



If you would like to play along, go here.






Stamps: Eastern blooms, embrace life & friendly flowers
Card: Sahara sand, soft sky, whisper white & blue bayou
Ink: Blue bayou, soft sky & sahara sand
Accessories: Silver brads, blue bayou dlb stitched ribbon
Tools: Cornder punch, 1/2" circle punch

Friday, March 13, 2009

KWerner CIC #45



Well, that time of the week againj! and fair dinkum, these colours were really hard! Anyway, here is my card for Kristina's Colour Challenge:
Basic grey, basic black & whisper white (only!!!)



Stamps: Brocade basics (retiring sob! sob!)
Card: Basic grey, basic black, whisper white
Ink: Basic grey, stazon black
Accessories: Black brads, rub-ons
Tools: Scallop border punch, 1/4 " circle punch

Sunday, March 8, 2009

TECC #58



Huge celebrations over at 'Taylored Expressions'. It is thieir First Birthday AND they have just released some wonderful new stamp sets. To check them out and join in the fun (there are giveaways!!) go here.
Taylors 'Cupcake Challenge' is fabulous this week, and I found the time to play along.



Stamps: Crazy for cupcakes & think happy thoughts
Card: Regal rose, pretty in pink, so saffron, whisper white & 'georgia peach' DSP
Ink: Regal rose, so saffron
Accessories: Brads, rhinestone, taffeta ribbon
Tools: Round tab punch, 1 3/8" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch, 1/2" circle punch, 1/4" circle punch, paper snips, dimensionals, scallop edge punch, slot punch

Friday, March 6, 2009

KWerner CIC #44




The colours this week are:

Chocolate chip, close to cocoa, pretty in pink (pink pirouette) & whisper white
If you would like to play along go here.



Stamps: Embrace life, brocade basics, live your dream

Card: Close to cocoa, chocolate chip, pretty in pink & 'georgia peach' DSP

Ink: Pretty in pink, chocolate chip

Accessories: Pink gingham ribbon, pretty in pink button, hemp twine, white gel pen

Tools: Fiskars 'threading water' punch, dimensionals, paper piercer.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

SCS Colour Challenge & Mojo Monday #76


This card is for two challenges, SCS Colour Challenge 208, using chocolate chip, pink passion and kiwi kiss (old olive) & Mojo Monday #76.





Stamps: Wise owl (PTI)
Card: Pink passion, chocolate chip, old olive, whisper white & chocolate chip DSP
Ink: Pink passion, chocolate chip
Accessories: Clear button, wide chocolate chip grosgrain ribbon, twine, brads
Tools: Paper snips, dimensionals

Sunday, March 1, 2009

KWerner CIC #43



That time of the week again ... Kristina's Colour Inspiration Challenge. Fabulous colours this week! If you would like to play along go here.


Chocolate chip, pumpkin pie, ruby red, old olive, brocade blue & whisper white



Stamps: Best yet, friendly flowers, live your dream and PTI polka dot basics
Card: Brocade blue, chocolate chip & whisper white
Ink: Old olive, brocade blue, chocolate chip (+marker), pumpkin pie marker, ruby red marker
Accessories: Wide grosgrain ribbon, brads, stickles
Tools: Paper snips, double rectangle punch, lrge oval punch, sponge

Stampin' Up! Retired List 2009

This is just a quick post to let you know about the Retired Stampin' Up! list.

Ok, so go here to see the retired list for 2009. There are discounts of 25-50% off some items and some items such as reinkers and ink pads will be going up next month, so if you need any of these items order them now and save.